Skiing In Kufri

Skiing In Kufri, Himachal Pradesh

Kufri is a beautiful hill station of Himachal Pradesh. Known as the winter sport capital of Shimla, the slopes of the beautiful hill town is at a distance of 13 kilometers from the Himachali capital. Nestled at an altitude that reaches 2622 meters, Kufri is a skier's paradise. Snow changes the beautiful landscape as the playground of sports. The forests of pine and cedar and the lush environs remains charming throughout the year.

Kufri attracts ski enthusiasts from all over the world during winters. From the first snowfall to the time comes for the snow to melt. People seeking to enjoy the white snow are seen in the quaint hill town. The otherwise quaint slice of heaven becomes vibrant and thrilling. From a beginner's run to an advanced slope and slalom run, Kufri offers excellent skiing opportunities for both novice as well as experienced people. The slopes of the hill station are full of adventures. A little above the hill station, Mahsu ridge also offer excellent slopes to ski.

Where to go

Kufri near Shimla is a winter sports hub. Skiing is its major allure. The slopes, the heights and the thick carpet of snow it receives every year make it incredible to try the exciting adventure. The snow covered slopes offer thrilling skiing opportunities. The thick white carpet is perfect for adventure. The slopes are categorized as beginners and advanced. Equipment, guide and other benefits are provided. Mahsu ridge has the best slopes to ski as its elevation is higher than Kufri. Heli skiing is also available for the experts of the sport.

How to Reach

Shimla serves as Kufri’s address on the world map. 13 kilometers from Shimla in higher altitudes, to reach Kurfi, flights, train and buses first reach Shimla and from there travelers commute to the hill town.

By Air: The closest airport to Kufri is Jubbarbhatti Airport near Shimla located at a distance of about 20 kms. Frequent flights are accessible from this airport to Delhi. International tourists can get connecting flights at Delhi.

By rail: The nearest railway station to Kufri is located in Shimla in narrow gauge rail route and Broad Gauge railway station is at Kalka which is 100 kilometers away.

By road: State owned transport buses as well as the private luxurious buses are accessible from Shimla to Kufri. Shared taxis and Private cabs are also available to commute.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Kufri for skiing is from December to February. The snow is thick and perfect for adventure. Early Decembers and late February snow is not thick enough for adventure. Make plans for skiing after a fresh bout of snowfall.

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